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LEFSE RECIPE Cook 5 lbs. of Russet potatoes. Rice potatoes and allow time to cool, then rice them again (for this step, you need a handy dandy potato ricer!) Measure into a large mixing bowl and mix with spoon:  8 C. riced potatoes 1/4 C. sugar 1/4 C evaporated milk 2 tsp Salt 1/3 C […]

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One of our favorite things about Minneapolis in the summer is enjoying the lakes. This summer evening, Tom and I hung out at Lake Calhoun, watching the sailboats and eating good food at Tin Fish. In addition, it was my first roll of film on a new camera and I continue to love the unique […]

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You may remember seeing some of our Peru adventure from earlier this summer (if not, you can see it here). While we were on our trip, we took two cameras – a film camera that I used and Tom on our digital. This post is exclusively Tom’s photos. Just like when we shoot weddings together, […]

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This is Tom. He’s my better half in life and a huge part of Rochelle Louise Photography. Did you know that? Once in a while, when I’m talking to friends or potential couples, they ask me if Tom comes with on wedding days to carry my bags or setup lights. If I laugh when I […]

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When I was young, I used to spend summers at the lake with my cousins and grandma, soaking in every ounce of sunshine. The lake is still (and always will be) my favorite place in the world to be on hot summer days. It’s about disconnecting from email and social media, and re-connecting with people […]

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 Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all. – Helen Keller Just a few weeks ago, Tom and I made the trip of a lifetime to travel to Peru for ten days. It was a huge adventure, traveling from Lima to Cusco to Puno with the highlight of trip being Machu Picchu. In […]

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I am an adamant believer that our minds and bodies need time to rest and rejuvenate. For those of us living in cold winter climates, this winter has been particularly cold and snowy. In the midst of a season that feels like spring will never come, it’s easy to get discouraged by day after day […]

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2013 was a year for the record books! I’ve been doing some reflecting the past few days and really taking stock of what the Lord has blessed me with in the past 365 days. One of the biggest blessings has been getting to be part of your lives – my supporters. You’ve invited me into […]

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Beach, plenty of sunshine to fill a Vitamin D void in my life, good eats and some history. That’s pretty much my ideal vacation and I got to live it out last month in the Palmetto state of South Carolina. I’ve always loved being around water, so I had pretty high expectations as we left […]

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One of the reasons I love photography is the power of story telling. I truly believe a photo is worth a thousand (or two!) words. Photos have the power to transcend language, culture, and background to tell the story. We are moved by what we SEE with our own eyes. It’s all about capturing moments, […]

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